Feb 12, 2024, 11:30 PM IST

6 health benefits of kissing

Kajari Goswami

Kissing is a big part of every relationship.

Do you know that there are several health benefits of kissing: 

Reduce blood pressure: Kissing helps to dilate your blood vessels, which may help lower your blood pressure.

Fight cavities: While kissing, the production of saliva increases and helps to wash away plaque on your teeth and fight cavities.

Boosts mood: Kissing prompts your brain to release happy and feel-good chemicals like serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin which results in puts you in a better mood.

Burn calories: A vigorous kiss can burn up to 8-16 calories.

Tone facial muscles: A vigorous kiss helps to shape up your neck and jawline by working out several facial muscles.

Relieve cramps and headaches: The blood-vessel-dilation effect can also help to relieve pain, particularly from headaches or menstrual cramps.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion.